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Focus now shifting to 2016 Rio Olympics
Brazil sighed a relief after hosting a successful football World Cup. Now, the attention is on preparation for Rio 2016.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 14:58 GMT
Brazil's evicted 'won't celebrate World Cup'
Many of those forced from their homes in preparation for the football tournament are asking: 'World Cup for whom?'
Last updated: 26 May 2014 10:17 GMT
Rio fare hike protests turn violent
Police and protesters clash in Brazilian city's main train station in a demonstration against a 10-cent bus fare hike.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2014 08:26 GMT
Police clash with striking teachers in Brazil
Tear gas and rubber bullets fired at teachers gathered in Rio de Janeiro's centre demanding better pay.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 01:42 GMT
Brazil's Olympic-sized problems
The organisation of global events are often alleged to be mired in illegal proposals and shady dealings.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 19:34 GMT
Protests roil Brazil despite fare rollback
Protesters clash with police even after two biggest cities reverse increase in bus and subway fares.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2013 12:56 GMT
Mass Rio protest over oil royalty measure
Tens of thousands rally against a measure that would deprive the state of Rio $1.7bn oil royalties in 2013 alone.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 06:31 GMT
Rio de Janeiro mayor wins re-election bid
Eduardo Paes' victory in country's municipal elections means he will remain at city's helm during 2016 Summer Olympics.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 11:19 GMT
Olympic flag arrives in Brazil
Move marks the official start of Rio de Janerio's preparations for the 2016 Games.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 03:51 GMT
Structural failure blamed for Rio collapse
Four bodies found after collapse of three multi-storey buildings in the centre of Rio de Janeiro.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2012 01:44 GMT
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